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Delta Marine is a super yacht builder based in Seattle. Delta is a family owned business, founded 50 years ago as a builder of high speed pleasure boats and later commercial fishing vessels. The biggest Delta yacht is Albatross, delivered in 2017.
Delta is one of the most succesful yacht builders in the USA. Delta specializes in custom build yachts, build from composites. Delta yachts are innovative in design and technology.
Delta Marine was founded in 1967 by brothers Jack and Ivor Jones. They started building building high-
Later they started building commercial fishing boat. The fishing boats were succesfull and in 1977 Delta built more than 65 fishing vessels.
The Delta name was and still is synonymous with quality and efficiency. In the mid 80’s when demand for fishing vessels slowed down, Delta started building luxury yachts.
The Delta Marine now has nearly 300,000 square feet of covered manufacturing space in a state-
Delta offers an in-
The team works often with outside -
Well known yachts built by Delta are the 55 meter Silver Shalis (built for US real estate investor Larry Silverstein), Jim Moran’s 161 ft Gallant Lady, the 73 meter Laurel (owned by Tom Golisano) and Rick Caruso’s 65 meter (215 ft) Invictus.
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The yacht Invictus was built for Rick Caruso. Photo by Raphael Belly
The 63 meter Delta yacht Satori, built for Eric Benson
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The Biggest Yachts built by Delta Marine
1. Laurel -
Owner: Tom Golisano
Laurel was built for Charles Graham Berwind, who died in 2010. The Berwind family owns Berwind Corporation, active in Mining.
She is now owned by Golisano founded Paychex, a provider of payroll and human resource outsourcing.
2. Albatross -
Owner: Al Futtaim family
The yacht Albatross is owned by either Omar or Majid Al Futtaim. Al-
3. Invictus -
Owner: Rick Caruso
Rick Caruso is an American billionaire and founder of the real estate company Caruso Affiliated Holdings.
5. Silver Shalis -
Owner: Larry Silverstein
Larry Silverstein is founder of Silverstein Properties, famous for purchasing the World Trade Center in New York, months before they were destroyed.
6. Victoria Del Mar -
Owner: John R Miller
Victoria Del Mar was built as Happy Days for Copley Press heir David Copley. He suffered from hearth problems and died in 2012. The yacht was later bought by John Miller, the former CEO of the National Beef Packaging Company.
4. Satori -
Owner: Eric Benson
Eric Benson is the founder of the Pacific Coast Steel company, one of the largest reinforcing steel contractors in the United States. He previously owns a 50 meter Heesen yacht, also named Satori.